Pediatric Care Clinic Questions and Answers
Your children are important, and so is their health! Book their pediatric care appointments today with Rocky Mount Family Medical, and see the difference our pediatricians offer! For more information, call us or schedule an appointment online! We are conveniently located at 804 English Road, Suite 100 Rocky Mount, NC 27804.
Table of Contents:
What pediatric services does Rocky Mount Family Medical provide?
What is pediatric care?
What age range does Pediatrics cover?
What are the duties of a pediatrician?
Pediatrics offers specialty medical care including the physical, mental and social health of children from birth to young adulthood. Pediatric care encompasses a broad range of health services ranging from preventive health care to the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic diseases.
The following pediatric care services we offer at Rocky Mount Family Medical includes:
• Sports physical measure your health and weight
• Measure your blood pressure and your pulse
• Vision test
• Review of your heart, lungs, belly, ears, nose and throat
• Review of your joints, strength, flexibility and posture
• Review your diet
• Review your use of drugs, alcohol and supplements
• Review of your menstrual cycle if you are female
• Sick child visits
• Child health care
• Meet and greet with doctor and patients
• Strep throat
• Abdominal pain
• Minor Injuries and wound care
• Whooping cough
• Minor burns
• Sutures and staple removal
Pediatricians are a specialized doctor who treats children from newborn to young adults. Pediatricians specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of congenital diseases, infectious diseases and chronic medical conditions that can occur during childhood.
Pediatricians will be able to address your child’s health issues and can easily help your pediatrician to understand how different illnesses and conditions can affect a child’s health, general wellness and intellectual ability.
Pediatrician can help your children by:
Doing a child health assessment
Treating any chronic illnesses
Offering recommendations for children nutrition’s and physical wellness
Our pediatricians main role is to provide medical care and advice for babies, children and teenagers. Our pediatricians role can involve anything from administering immunizations and carrying out routine health checks, to diagnosing and treating a range of injuries and illnesses.
Pediatrics offer a multifaceted specialty that focuses on children’s physical, psychosocial, developmental, and mental health. Pediatric care for children begins and continues through gestation, infancy, childhood, adolescence, and young adulthood.
Many pediatricians offer the following age range for offering their medical services to from infancy which is between the ages of birth to 2 years of age, to childhood which is from ages 2 to 12 years and finally adolescence which is from the age of 12 to 21 years of age.
Our pediatricians’ duties and responsibilities are focused on the assessment diagnosis, and treatment of the patient’s physical and psychological health issues. A pediatrician’s duties and responsibilities may include:
• Assess and diagnose physiological and psychological medical concerns of their young patients
• Treating physiological and psychological disorders and diseases
• Prescribing medication and treatments for our young patients
• Ordering and analyzing diagnostic and laboratory tests and procedures for our patients
• Perform and supervisor surgeries for our patients
• Complete thorough and accurate documentation related to our patients care
Our pediatrician’s primary responsibilities are to care for our young patients, but they also work closely with other healthcare providers and specialists in regards to your child’s health and if they need referrals to specialists. Our pediatricians work closely with other healthcare providers and specialists as well as the parents of our young patients, this may include consulting on lifestyle, nutrition as well as any medical needs.
Our pediatricians are successful due to having a blend of analytical, communication and counselling skills that are combined with their extensive medical knowledge.
Our pediatric care clinic is available to the general public and we accept most major insurances at our clinic. If you are concerned if we accept your insurance or not, please contact us. Call now to book your child’s appointment with one of our pediatric care specialists today! We are conveniently located at 804 English Road, Suite 100 Rocky Mount, NC 27804. We serve patients from Rocky Mount NC, Nashville NC, Westry NC, Dortches NC, Red Oak NC, and Sharpsburg NC.